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Iran: ISA announces the launch of three remote sensing satellites into space

Remote sensing satellites will be launched into space by the ISA

On occasion of the World Space Week, the Deputy Head of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Hamid Fazeli issued a statement about the launch of three remote sensing satellites. 

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Iran: UN encourages sharing of disaster information

UN humanitarian chief Valeria Amos stated that the UN favors information sharing

Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, in an interview with the Iranian Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA underscored the importance of sharing critical information on disasters.

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SUPARCO and ISA hold joint workshop on space applications for disasters

UN-SPIDER RSO coordinators from Iran and Pakistan at the closing ceremony.
Workshop participants during cultural visit in Tehran.

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices in Iran (ISA) and Pakistan (SUPARCO) through Inter-Islamic Network on Space Sciences and Technology (ISNET) jointly held a two week Workshop on Space Applications for

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UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Iran celebrates World Space Week

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Iran, hosted by the Iranian Space Agency (ISA), celebrated World Space Week 2012 (4-10 October) in Iran with several events. The RSO organized a one day conference on the topic "Using space technology for health and security" during which the keynote speakers presented several speeches on tele-medicine and food security. Another one day conference dealt with "SAR technology and applications".

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Wed, 31/10/2012 - 08:47

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ADRC: Booklet on space-based information for Tsunami Assessment

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17
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NASA maps location and faults of Iran earthquakes

On August 11, 2012 two strong earthquakes shook Iran.

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Tue, 14/08/2012 - 09:41

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Tue, 08/14/2012

Two earthquakes rumbled through Northwest Iran on Saturday

On Saturday 11th August, two earthquakes measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on the moment magnitude scale rumbled through the highly populated region of Azarbayjan-e Khavari in Iran, 53km from Tabriz.The earthquakes and killed 306 people and injured 3,037, according to Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi. He also said that "we are continuing the search for bodies", so an increase on the death number is not discarded. More than 16,000 people have lost their houses, they are having temporary shelter in 3,000 tents and thousands of blankets, food and water have been distributed.

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Mon, 13/08/2012 - 14:08

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UN-SPIDER RSO in Iran hosts APSCO Meeting

On 17-18 July 2012, the Iranian Space Agency - UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Iran -  hosted in Tehran the 6th meeting of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization Council (APSCO). Members of the Council from all 9 Member States and Signatory State, namely Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand and Turkey joined this event. The meeting discussed on a number of projects and the Council agreed for the establishment of an Education and Training Center of APSCO.

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Islamic Republic of Iran Regional Support Office

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Iran

A Regional Support Office has been set up in the Islamic Republic of Iran, hosted by the Iranian Space Agency. Its website includes discussion forums on Capacity Building, data sharing, definitions of technical specifications, tele-medicine, events and disasters.

Address:

Iranian Space Agency
No. 34, Sayeh st., Africa Blvd.,
Tehran, Iran

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At a glance: 

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) in Iran is hosted by the Iranian Space Agency (ISA). The RSO was established in 2009 under a cooperation agreement between ISA and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). ISA is the national focal point for all space research and activities in Iran, as well as remote sensing and tele-medicine. With the support of ISA, the RSO in the past has held several national and international workshops, training courses and exhibitions. The Iranian RSO has implemented several projects in the field of disaster management and emergency response especially in drought monitoring and forecasting, earthquake damage assessment and fault movement and also forest fire detection. Developing a GeoPortal is an ongoing project of the RSO.

Available expertise: 

  • More than 25 experts in the field of RS, GIS and IT at ISA
  • Vast expertise in all areas of geoinformation at different national universities

Infrastructure:

  • Ground receiving stations (NOAA-AVHRR, MODIS, FY2E, FY2D)
  • Satellite data centre + Huge storage capacity
  • RS satellites (under manufacturing)
  • 24/7 high speed internet access
  • GeoPortal

Available databases and space-based information: 

A GeoPortal to access:

  • archived Landsat imagery of the Middle East
  • archived IRS 1C/1D imagery of the Middle East
  • all daily acquired imagery of NOAA-AVHRR through the local ground receiving station since 1996
  • all daily acquired imagery of TERRA-MODIS through the local ground receiving station since 2001

About the host institution: 

Iranian Space Agency

President: Dr Hamid Fazeli

Website: http://www.isa.ir

Email: info [at] isa.ir

Capacity Building: 

<p><strong>Main Contact</strong><br /> <em>Mr. Ali Sadeghi Naeini</em><br /> Coordinator of Regional Support Office<br /> <a href="mailto:naeini@isa.ir">naeini@isa.ir</a></p> <p><strong>Address:</strong><br /> No 34, Sayeh St. Africa Blvd.<br /> Tehran<br /> Iran<br /> +1967734114</p> <p><a href="http://www.isa.ir" title="Iranian Space Agency" alt="Iranian Space Agency">http://www.isa.ir</a></p>

November 2011 Updates

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Wed, 21/12/2011
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